In this new and exciting book from Professor Lisbeth Claus and Lesley Arens, HR professionals will learn the concept of #ZigZagHR and how it can position them, their careers and their companies for success during this fourth industrial revolution.
Artificial intelligence, machine learning, data mining, automation...they’re here to stay and HR needs to adapt and use them. HR professionals have to walk a line between the old and the new. They have to decide which old tasks, processes or principles are worth holding onto and which to let go. They have to decide which new principles and technologies will truly add value or just be a flashy fad. They have to zigzag between those two philosophies. #ZigZagHR—Why the Best HR is no Longer HR will show readers how to do it.
About the author
Lisbeth Claus, Ph.D., SPHR, GPHR, SHRM-SCP is a Professor of Management and Global Human Resources at the Atkinson Graduate School of Management, where she also served as interim Associate Dean from 2007 to 2008. Prior to joining Willamette University, she held faculty and administrative positions at the Monterey Institute of International Studies and managerial positions at Safeway Inc. and Maritz Inc.
Dr. Claus specializes in the implications for global organizations when their employees cross borders. She has been published widely in academic and professional journals on subject matters related to global HR. She is considered the leading expert on employer duty of care and informs employers of their obligation to protect their business travelers, international assignees and dependents. She is the author of the 2009 Duty of Care White Paper–viewed today as a major impetus for putting duty of care on the map for global organizations. She also authored the 2012 Duty of Care and Travel Risk Management Global Benchmarking Study—the first empirical study on duty of care.
A frequent keynote speaker at national and international HR conferences, she is the Editor-in-chief of different volumes of the Global HR Practitioner Handbook (Global Immersion Press, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018). She is co-author with Lesley Arens of #ZigZagHR (in Dutch: PelckmansPro, 2018; English: Global Immersion Press, 2019, available from Amazon) and was co-author of Briscoe, Schuler and Claus, International Human Resource Management, 3rd edition) (Routledge, 2009).